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Kathryn the Grape Media and VARK® Learning Styles

Kathryn the Grape Media and VARK® Learning Styles

Everyone learns differently. This is why I am deliberate about sharing the same message/lesson with children in a few different ways — a song, book, video, coloring page, and movement. A mom brought to my attention recently that Kathryn the Grape media naturally touches on all four VARK®️ learning styles (Visual Auditory Read/Write Kinesthetic). Knowing this makes me smile. But, it wasn’t intentional. As with all things I do, I create from my own experience. I just know what worked and didn’t work for me as a kid, and even now as an adult.I am visual and auditory learner. When...

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Treasure Box with Tools of Love

Treasure Box with Tools of Love

  Helping children feel good about themselves through the power of positive affirmations and self-loving social emotional tools is at the heart of everything I do. I created this series because affirmations helped me develop a stronger sense of self in my adulthood, and I wanted to provide those tools to all children. Growing up, I wasn’t super girly-girl. I was raised around boys. I didn’t have a Barbie or know about princess stuff. While I played sports and was in scouting, my passions were singing and writing. I had a big imagination that I kept private from others and...

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Eight NAPPA Awards for Kathryn the Grape Affirmation Series

Eight NAPPA Awards for Kathryn the Grape Affirmation Series

PRESS RELEASE Kathryn the Grape Affirmation Book Series Honored with 2020 Best in Positivity for Kids Award from National Parenting Product Awards Company SAN DIEGO — October 10, 2020 — Kathryn Cloward, award-winning book series author, performing songwriter, media publisher and producer is pleased to accept the 2020 National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) Positivity for Kids Award for the Kathryn the Grape Affirmation Book Series. As one of the longest running awards programs in the country, NAPPA is the preferred source for parents and professionals seeking the best products for their children and families. The Kathryn the Grape Affirmation Book...

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New Book Helps Children Cope with Emotions About COVID-19 and More

New Book Helps Children Cope with Emotions About COVID-19 and More

The new Kathryn the Grape Let's Read Together Series book, It's Okay to Cry, is a resource for parents who are navigating through difficult conversations with their children about COVID-19. The book purposefully demonstrates how children, as well as their grown-up family members, will experience times of sadness—and it’s okay to cry and express how they feel inside. The pages are filled with vibrant illustrations and everyday examples of life’s circumstances. The simplicity of the words shared, combined with colorful images, make this book easy for parents to explain all of life’s events and emotions to their children. Children who...

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Kathryn the Grape on The Mark White Show

Kathryn the Grape on The Mark White Show

I had the opportunity to be on The Mark White Show again sharing about what’s new with Kathryn the Grape, the heart of why I do what I do, and the affirming tools of love I share with your children. I also share about writing and producing Michelle Hopkin’s debut album. I welcome you to listen to the episode on SoundCloud below or on Apple Podcast here.   The Mark White Show · Officer Chappie Hunter, Kathryn The Grape, Kyla's Korner, & MADM Replay

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